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    A community milestone
    Mar31

    A community milestone

    Within our Ukrainian American community, there are many milestones that we come together to commemorate or celebrate, ranging from anniversaries of various organizations and historic events to local events like first holy communions and Ukrainian school graduations. One of our most celebrated milestones is the annual presentation of debutantes at...

    April 5, 1967
    Mar31

    April 5, 1967

    Fifty years ago, Archbishop Mstyslav, president of the Consistory of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the U.S.A., wrote an open letter that appeared in the April 5, 1967, issue of The New York Times. The letter, addressed to the editor of Radianska Ukraina in Kyiv, accused the central government of the Soviet Union of complicity […] …read...

    Voronenkov murder and arms dump explosion may suggest Putin is getting ready to attack
    Mar31

    Voronenkov murder and arms dump explosion may suggest Putin is getting ready to attack

    “Two terrible events in one day” – the murder in Kyiv of former Russian Duma member Denis Voronenkov and the blowing up of the Balakliya arms dump, the largest in Europe – may mean that Vladimir Putin has launched “a major diversion” in preparation for an expansion of his attacks on Ukraine, according to Avraam […] …read more Source: The...

    Bipartisan congressional resolution condemns Russian aggression in Ukraine
    Mar31

    Bipartisan congressional resolution condemns Russian aggression in Ukraine

    Urges maintenance of sanctions on Moscow WASHINGTON – U.S. Sens. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) and Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) on March 27 introduced a resolution condemning illegal Russian aggression in Ukraine and urging the president to maintain sanctions on Russia as long as it continues its military aggression in the country. The resolution follows the...

    Ukrainian Tobacco Giant Suspected Of Helping Fund Separatists
    Mar31

    Ukrainian Tobacco Giant Suspected Of Helping Fund Separatists

    Ukraine’s Tedis Ukraine tobacco giant has been accused of tax evasion and financing Russia-backed separatists that control parts of the eastern regions of Donetsk and Luhansk. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    New bill forces graft watchdogs to file declarations of assets
    Mar31

    New bill forces graft watchdogs to file declarations of assets

    KYIV – Controversial amendments to the nation’s “e-declaration” law that require corruption watchdogs registered in Ukraine to file asset declarations went into effect on March 30. President Petro Poroshenko signed the bill this week after the Verkhovna Rada approved changes to Ukraine’s anti-corruption legislation on March 23. The...

    Engineers’ Society hosts Philadelphia Debutante Ball
    Mar31

    Engineers’ Society hosts Philadelphia Debutante Ball

    PHILADELPHIA – The 63rd annual Engineers’ Banquet and Ball, with presentation of debutantes, sponsored by the Ukrainian Engineers’ Society of America, Philadelphia Chapter, took place on February 4 in the elegant Grand Ballroom of the Hyatt Hotel at the Bellevue in Philadelphia. This gala event was, by all measures, a tremendous...

    Ten debutantes introduced at Plast ball in New Jersey
    Mar31

    Ten debutantes introduced at Plast ball in New Jersey

    WHIPPANY, N.J. – On January 21, the Parents’ Association of the Newark branch of Plast Ukrainian Scouting Organization sponsored its annual debutante ball at the Hanover Marriot in Whippany, N.J. The debutante ball is a traditional event at which each debutante is formally presented to the community as a young lady. Nata Voronka Bilash and...

    Ukrainian American Youth Association welcomes debutantes
    Mar31

    Ukrainian American Youth Association welcomes debutantes

    PARSIPPANY, N.J. – On February 25, the Ukrainian American Youth Association (UAYA, also known by the acronym CYM) held its 53rd annual debutante ball at the Sheraton hotel in Parsippany, N.J. The ball marked the societal debut for 15 young women. This year’s group of women came from all over the tri-state area to be […] …read more...

    Seventeen debut at American Ukrainian Youth Association ball in Chicago
    Mar31

    Seventeen debut at American Ukrainian Youth Association ball in Chicago

    CHICAGO – The American Ukrainian Youth Association (known by the Ukrainian acronym CYM), Mykola Pavlushkov Branch in Chicago. hosted its annual New Year’s ball, or Malanka, on January 14 at the Drury Lane Theater and Conference Center. Guests arrived at 6 p.m. for cocktails and hors d’oeuvres in the foyer of the Grand Ballroom....